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Long Distance Moving Deals

Long Distance Moving Deals

Finding great deals on moving services isn’t nearly as hard as you may assume. In fact, many moving companies with positive reputations often hold specials, offer discounts, or have coupons that you can find available online. Simply do some online research and call a few long distance movers that appeal to you for quotes. While you have them on the phone, ask if they have any current promotions, deals or discounts that you might take advantage of. You never know just how much you are able to save unless you inquire.

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Calculating the Costs of Your Moving Services

All long distance movers have the ability to set their prices on moving services. They typically all use a similar way to calculate the total of a customer’s final cost for relocation services. The net weight of your belongings is one of the biggest factors that affect the cost of your relocation through professionals. To get the net weight, the long distance moving company will weigh the truck being used to haul your belongings. This is called the tare weight. The weight of the truck is taken again once it is filled with all your home’s belongings. The weight taken this time is referred to as the gross weight. When the tare weight is subtracted from the gross weight, you’ll get the net weight which is the exact weight of your stuff without the weight of the truck included.


A-1 Auto Transport can help you move your household goods nationwide. Call 888-509-3213 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote on interstate moving services.


Ways to Save on Relocation Services

There are ways to save aside from taking advantage of any deals, sales and discounts a mover may have to offer. Many moving companies will have a variety of services at different rates so that their customers can choose the services that meet their needs and their budget. You’ll also find that some longstanding movers accommodate their customers the best they can by modifying their relocation services to suit the situation personally and financially.

Another way that people save on moving services is by packing their belongings themselves. Although it’s much easier and saves a lot more time when you let the professionals come in to your home to pack, you can cut costs by doing it without their assistance. Just use various sized boxes and other packing supplies and materials to get the job done right. Start packing a couple months before the move, starting in the room used the least within your house.

Joe Webster

Written by Joe Webster

Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.

With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.

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